taste; smell; classifier for drugs (in TCM)

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别有韵味 別有韻味 bie2 you3 yun4 wei4
to have quite a lasting charm

不是味儿 不是味兒 bu4 shi4 wei4 er5
not the right flavor; not quite right; a bit off; fishy; queer; amiss; feel bad; be upset

不是滋味 不是滋味 bu4 shi4 zi1 wei4
to be upset; to feel disgusted

吃味 吃味 chi1 wei4
to be jealous; to envy

臭味 臭味 chou4 wei4
stink; fumes

臭味相投 臭味相投 chou4 wei4 xiang1 tou2
to share vile habits; partners in notoriety; birds of a feather

串味 串味 chuan4 wei4
to become tainted with the smell of sth else; to pick up an odor

达味 達味 da2 wei4
David (name)

达味王 達味王 da2 wei4 wang2
King David

单调乏味 單調乏味 dan1 diao4 fa2 wei4
monotonous; dull; tedious (idiom)

单味药 單味藥 dan1 wei4 yao4
medicine made from a single herb; drug made from a single substance

淡泊寡味 淡泊寡味 dan4 bo2 gua3 wei4
insipid and tasteless (idiom)

对味儿 對味兒 dui4 wei4 er5
tasty; to one's liking

乏味 乏味 fa2 wei4

风味 風味 feng1 wei4
distinctive flavor; distinctive style

甘味 甘味 gan1 wei4
sweetness; sweet taste

甘味剂 甘味劑 gan1 wei4 ji4

甘味料 甘味料 gan1 wei4 liao4

够味 夠味 gou4 wei4
lit. just the right flavor; just right; just the thing; excellent

怪味 怪味 guai4 wei4
strange odor

果味胶糖 果味膠糖 guo3 wei4 jiao1 tang2

含味隽永 含味雋永 han2 wei4 juan4 yong3
fine, lasting flavor (of literature)

后味 後味 hou4 wei4

回味 回味 hui2 wei4
to reflect on; to ponder over; aftertaste

回味无穷 回味無窮 hui2 wei4 wu2 qiong2
leaving a rich aftertaste; (fig.) memorable; lingering in memory

火药味甚浓 火藥味甚濃 huo3 yao4 wei4 shen4 nong2
strong smell of gunpowder; fig. tense situation; standoff

矫味剂 矯味劑 jiao3 wei4 ji4
corrective agent; flavoring agent

津津有味 津津有味 jin1 jin1 you3 wei4
with keen interest pleasure (idiom); with gusto; to relish; eagerly; with great interest

京味 京味 jing1 wei4
Beijing flavor; Beijing style

酒味 酒味 jiu3 wei4
smell of alcohol; flavoring of rum or other liquor in food; aroma or nose (of wine)

开味 開味 kai1 wei4
whet the appetite

口味 口味 kou3 wei4
a person's preferences; tastes (in food); flavor

枯燥无味 枯燥無味 ku1 zao4 wu2 wei4
tedious; dreary

苦味 苦味 ku3 wei4
bitter taste; bitterness

况味 況味 kuang4 wei4
circumstances; atmosphere; mood

卤味 鹵味 lu3 wei4
variant of 滷味|卤味

卤味 滷味 lu3 wei4
food prepared by stewing in soy sauce and spices

没人味 沒人味 mei2 ren2 wei4
to be lacking in human character

没人味儿 沒人味兒 mei2 ren2 wei4 er5
erhua variant of 沒人味|没人味

没有品味 沒有品味 mei2 you3 pin3 wei4

美味 美味 mei3 wei4
delicious; delicious food; delicacy

美味可口 美味可口 mei3 wei4 ke3 kou3
delicious; tasty

耐人寻味 耐人尋味 nai4 ren2 xun2 wei4
thought-provoking; worth thinking over; to provide food for thought

腻味 膩味 ni4 wei5
tired of sth; fed up with

跑味 跑味 pao3 wei4
to lose flavor

跑味儿 跑味兒 pao3 wei4 er5
to lose flavor

品味 品味 pin3 wei4
to sample; to taste; to appreciate; one's taste (i.e. in music, literature, fashion, food and drink etc); good taste

品味生活 品味生活 pin3 wei4 sheng1 huo2
to appreciate life

气味 氣味 qi4 wei4
odor; scent

情味 情味 qing2 wei4
feeling; flavor; sense

趣味 趣味 qu4 wei4
fun; interest; delight; taste; liking; preference

人情味 人情味 ren2 qing2 wei4
human warmth; friendliness; human touch

人情味儿 人情味兒 ren2 qing2 wei4 er5
erhua variant of 人情味

入味 入味 ru4 wei4
tasty; to be absorbed in sth; interesting

赛百味 賽百味 sai4 bai3 wei4
Subway (fast food restaurant)

三味线 三味線 san1 wei4 xian4
shamisen, three-stringed Japanese musical instrument

骚味 騷味 sao1 wei4
foul smell

涩味 澀味 se4 wei4
acerbic (taste); astringent

色香味俱全 色香味俱全 se4 xiang1 wei4 ju4 quan2
to smell, look and taste great

山珍海味 山珍海味 shan1 zhen1 hai3 wei4
exotic delicacies; luxury foodstuff from distant locations

烧味 燒味 shao1 wei4
siu mei; spit-roasted meat dish in Cantonese cuisine

食不知味 食不知味 shi2 bu4 zhi1 wei4
lit. to eat without tasting the food; worried or downhearted (idiom)

食之无味,弃之不甘 食之無味,棄之不甘 shi2 zhi1 wu2 wei4 - qi4 zhi1 bu4 gan1
see 食之無味,棄之可惜|食之无味,弃之可惜

食之无味,弃之可惜 食之無味,棄之可惜 shi2 zhi1 wu2 wei4 - qi4 zhi1 ke3 xi1
lit. to be hardly worth eating, but it would still be a pity to discard it (idiom); fig. some things have little to no value, yet one is still reluctant to part with them

是味儿 是味兒 shi4 wei4 er5
(of food) to have the right taste; (of people) to feel at ease

蒜味 蒜味 suan4 wei4
garlic odor

索然寡味 索然寡味 suo3 ran2 gua3 wei4
dull and insipid

索然无味 索然無味 suo3 ran2 wu2 wei4
dull; insipid

提味 提味 ti2 wei4
to improve taste; to make sth palatable

体味 體味 ti3 wei4
body odor; to appreciate a subtle taste

甜味 甜味 tian2 wei4

甜味剂 甜味劑 tian2 wei4 ji4
sweetener (food additive)

调味 調味 tiao2 wei4
seasoning; condiment; flavoring; dressing; essences

调味剂 調味劑 tiao2 wei4 ji4
flavoring agent

调味料 調味料 tiao2 wei4 liao4
seasoning; condiment; flavoring; dressing; essences

调味品 調味品 tiao2 wei4 pin3
seasoning; flavoring

调味肉汁 調味肉汁 tiao2 wei4 rou4 zhi1

调味汁 調味汁 tiao2 wei4 zhi1
dressing; sauce

玩味 玩味 wan2 wei4
to ruminate; to ponder subtleties

味噌 味噌 wei4 ceng1
miso (traditional Japanese seasoning); also pr.

味噌汤 味噌湯 wei4 ceng1 tang1
miso soup

味道 味道 wei4 dao5
flavor; smell; hint of

味儿 味兒 wei4 er5

味精 味精 wei4 jing1
monosodium glutamate (MSG)

味觉 味覺 wei4 jue2
basic taste

味觉迟钝 味覺遲鈍 wei4 jue2 chi2 dun4
amblygeustia; loss of food taste

味蕾 味蕾 wei4 lei3
taste bud(s)

味美思酒 味美思酒 wei4 mei3 si1 jiu3
vermouth (loanword); Italian spiced fortified wine

味素 味素 wei4 su4
monosodium glutamate (MSG)

味同嚼蜡 味同嚼蠟 wei4 tong2 jiao2 la4
tastes as if one is chewing wax (idiom); tasteless; insipid

味之素 味之素 wei4 zhi1 su4
Ajinomoto, Japanese food and chemical corporation

无味 無味 wu2 wei4
tasteless; odorless

五味 五味 wu3 wei4
the five flavors, namely: sweet 甜, sour 酸, bitter 苦, spicy hot 辣, salty 鹹|咸; all kinds of flavors

五味俱全 五味俱全 wu3 wei4 ju4 quan2
a complete gamut of all five flavors (idiom); every flavor under the sun

五味杂陈 五味雜陳 wu3 wei4 za2 chen2
with complex feelings (idiom)

五味子 五味子 wu3 wei4 zi3
schizandra (Schisandra chinensis); Magnolia vine

细细品味 細細品味 xi4 xi4 pin3 wei4
to savor; to relish

鲜味 鮮味 xian1 wei4
umami, one of the five basic tastes (cookery)

香味 香味 xiang1 wei4
fragrance; bouquet; sweet smell

香味扑鼻 香味撲鼻 xiang1 wei4 pu1 bi2
exotic odors assail the nostrils (idiom)

兴味 興味 xing4 wei4
interest; taste

寻味 尋味 xun2 wei4
to think sth over

洋味 洋味 yang2 wei4
Western taste; Western style

野味 野味 ye3 wei4
game; wild animals and birds hunted for food or sport

一味 一味 yi1 wei4
blindly; invariably

意味 意味 yi4 wei4
meaning; implication; flavor; overtone; to mean; to imply; (Tw) to get a sense of

意味深长 意味深長 yi4 wei4 shen1 chang2
profound; significant; meaningful

意味着 意味著 yi4 wei4 zhe5
to signify; to mean; to imply

有味 有味 you3 wei4

原味 原味 yuan2 wei4
authentic taste; plain cooked; natural flavor (without spices and seasonings)

原汁原味 原汁原味 yuan2 zhi1 yuan2 wei4
original; authentic

韵味 韻味 yun4 wei4
implicit charm in rhyme or sound; hinted appeal; interest

珍馐美味 珍饈美味 zhen1 xiu1 mei3 wei4
delicacy and fine taste (idiom); a wonderful treat

值得品味 值得品味 zhi2 de5 pin3 wei4
worth tasting; you should try it

重口味 重口味 zhong4 kou3 wei4
(slang) intense; hardcore

滋味 滋味 zi1 wei4
taste; flavor; feeling

走味 走味 zou3 wei4
to lose flavor

走味儿 走味兒 zou3 wei4 er5
erhua variant of 走味